While the logic behind plug-in hybrid cars is sound, it is a technology that has endured a rocky ride of late. For that you can primarily blame the removal in 2018 of the Government’s plug-in car grant for anything other than pure EVs, which makes every new plug-in hybrid £2,500 more expensive to buy than it would have been when the grant was in place.[Read more…] about 2020 Volkswagen Passat GTE Review: A green machine, but is it mean?
Hybrid cars have become an automotive bridge between the old world of petrol or diesel engines and the emerging world of electric vehicles. We’re living in an era of increasingly stringent emissions regulations, and the combination of tasty carrots and pointy sticks is clearing our path to electrified enlightenment.[Read more…] about Buying a Hybrid with a £5,000 Budget
Electric cars are a buzzword right now, and with good reason. Pure electric cars are on the brink of making the transition from novelty to mainstream, with models such as the Kia e-Niro and Hyundai Kona Electric offering near-300 mile driving range in an affordable, sub-£35,000 car for the first time ever. Before 2019, you’d have been looking at twice that much money and a trip to a Tesla dealer for driving range anywhere near 300 miles.[Read more…] about Why 2019 is the Year of the Electric Car
The first thing to know about the 2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid is that its towing limit is a modest 750kg. So, if your idea of a great holiday involves pulling a caravan around the countryside, or a boat down to the harbour, then this isn’t the SUV for you.[Read more…] about 2019 Honda CR-V Hybrid Driven: One of the Most Comfortable SUVs Around
A total of 7,945,040 used cars were sold in 2018, with the Ford Fiesta topping the charts. That’s according to figures released by the Society of Manufacturers and Traders SMMT), which sourced ownership data from the DVLA.[Read more…] about UK Used Car Sales Hit 7.9 Million in 2018